Extension Specialist - Program Development and Evaluation
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.If you are invited to interview you must bring the official transcripts for all degree's obtained. Copies will not be accepted. You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application. Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks. North Carolina A&T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. NCA&T does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Primary Purpose of Position||
This position will be located on the campus of N.C. A&T State University.
Provides educational leadership state-wide for the Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Extension program planning, implementation, evaluation, and the management of the accountability process for its research based, integrative statewide programs to better meet the needs of limited-resource and socially-disadvantaged audiences. Provides guidance and training for Extension County and Campus based Program staff in developing and administering program planning, implementation, assessment, and reporting strategies and techniques, consistent with the philosophy, policy and overall mission, goals and educational objectives of the North Carolina A&T Cooperative Extension Program. This position is also responsible for reporting program impacts and results to relevant stakeholder groups.
The Program Development and Evaluation Specialist 1) works with North Carolina State University’s program and organizational development leader, program evaluation state leader, and evaluation and accountability coordinator to ensure that the state’s Evaluation and Reporting System (ERS) reflects the needs of NC A&T’s Cooperative Extension Program; 2) provides leadership and collaboration with appropriate administrators, program leaders and others in the development of program accomplishment materials to be provided to policy makers and other special audiences; 3) develops educational materials and training opportunities focusing on program planning, implementation, evaluation, and accomplishment reporting, strategies for campus-based and county level Extension staff; and 4) develops, in conjunction with the Cooperative Extension Program management team and the Agricultural Research Program staff, strategies and procedures for program evaluation and accountability efforts that meet local, state and federal accountability and reporting requirements.
|Primary Function of Organizational Unit||
The Cooperative Extension Program at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is an educational outreach organization within the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. Cooperative Extension at A&T provides researched-based educational information, programming and technical assistance to limited-resource audiences that address a diverse range of issues in four programmatic areas – Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, Community and Rural Development, and 4-H Youth Development. Together with its partners – North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, state and county governments, a dynamic and resourceful system is formed. In addition to campus operations, The Cooperative Extension Program has professionally staffed offices in almost half of the 100 counties in North Carolina and the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indian Nation. For additional information, please visit (http://www.ncat.edu).
- Earned Ph.D. or Ed.D. from an accredited university in a field related to the duties of this position, such as evaluation education, measurement, adult education, psychology, agricultural education, or extension education.
|Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education||
In addition to the Ph.D., three or more years of professional experience in Cooperative – - – Extension or educational program evaluation.
|Required License or Certification|
|Working Title||Extension Specialist - Program Development and Evaluation|
|Salary Range||Commensurate with education and experience|
|Position Type||Cooperative Extension|
|Appointment Type||Time Limited - Full-time|
|If Time Limited, Appointment Length|
Posting Detail Information
|Close Date - for postings that do not use Open Until Filled|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings:
Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search
|Date Position Available||March 2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicant||
If you are invited to interview you must bring the official transcripts for all degree’s obtained. Copies will not be accepted.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
NCA&T does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter
- Letter of Reference 1
- Letter of Reference 2
- Letter of Reference 3
- Bachelor's Degree - Copy of transcripts
- Master's Degree - Copy of transcripts
- Terminal Degree - Copy of transcripts
- Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)